Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet

On Monday, February 5th, Face the Music & Kronos Quartet performed in Kaufman Music Center's 2018 Ecstatic Music Festival.

Kaufman Music Center's Face the Music is the country's first youth ensemble dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers.

Called "a force in the New York new-music world" by the New York Times, Face the Music is a unique youth orchestra: An ensemble and collective music-making program where young and committed musicians use the music of today as a vehicle to explore collaborative decision-making and develop leadership skills. Face the Music features a collection of ensembles including chamber orchestras, a jazz big-band, an improvisation collective, string quartets and mixed chamber-groups.

Members of the Grammy-wining Kronos Quartet coach and participate in workshops with qualified Face the Music students several times throughout the season. The student string ensembles are coached weekly by NYC professionals. Face the Music is the only youth group among the Legacy Partners for Kronos Quartet's exciting new commissioning initiative Fifty for the Future: The Kronos Learning Repertoire.

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Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet David Harrington, John Sherba, Hank Dutt, Sunny Yang Photo: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet
Face the Music Maya Fortune, Mary Grace Johnson, Sam Boyce, Gabo Lewis Photo: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet
Face the Music Nina Uesato, Moises Molina, Boubacar Diallo, Musajon Kakhkharov Photo: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet
Nina Uesato, Musajon Kakhkharov, Face the Music Director David Harrington, Vasu Panicker, Moises Molina, Sam Boyce, Eugene M. Lang Foundation Executive Director Lauren McGrail, Kaufman Music Center Tr

Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet
Face the Music & Kronos Quartet Photo: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet
Face the Music & Kronos Quartet Photo: David Andrako

Photo Flash: Kaufman Music Center Presents 'Face The Music' & Kronos Quartet

Hank Dutt (Kronos), WNYC's Brooke Gladstone (host of On the Media), Face the Music Production Associate Luke Scales, Face the Music Program Coordinator Claire Leyden
Photo by: David Andrako


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